3But Saul laid waste the church, entering into every house, and dragging men and women committed them to prison.
Scripture Testimony Index stories for this passage
Mwanga thoroughly abused his powers as king of Uganda; he committed heinous atrocities against God's people - many were cruelly executed, some had to flee and not a few were imprisoned.
Kim II Sung turned away from the faith of his fathers and led a great purge of Christians in his country. In every conceivable manner, he opposed the gospel and instilled fear in the people.
After an elderly man embraced Christianity, he burnt all his idols and a church started in his home. But soon, persecution, from his very own son began - he accused his father of insanity, denied him food and disrupted the church that had started in their home.
The young Sundar Singh despised the Christian faith so much that he became the ringleader of a group of boys who, united by their hatred for Christianity; committed themselves to publicly destroying Bibles.
Sundar Singh went from being a fierce hater of the Gospel, who led a gang that persecuted Christians and publicly burnt Bibles, to one who boldly declared: "I am a Christian. I can serve no one else but Jesus!" Arising from an encounter with Jesus; a fierce persecutor was now a believer.